Length: 60 minutes
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Fly with NOAA through a hurricane... sail across the Pacific to take the ocean's temperature... find out how satellites and ground truth are both required... see how and why researchers chase tornadoes-safely! Learn how key scientific principles such as heat and pressure produce storms and influence the climate-and why weather appears where and when it does.
Program 1 shows how the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, works to understand America's weather. Students will see how key scientific principles such as heat and pressure underlie the familiar phenomena we see around us everyday-and why our nation has some of the wildest weather anywhere on Earth!